Some news from Atlanta’s restaurants:
Aqua Blue begins Crabfest
Beginning Tuesday, March 15, Aqua Blue will add a “Crabfest” menu including she-crab soup, jumbo lump crab cakes, soft shell crab rolls, Florida stone crab claws and drunken crab legs. The menu will be available through April 18. Aqua bBue is located at 1564 Holcomb Bridge Road. Call 770-643-8886 for more information. www.aquablueatl.com
SOHO offers Flight Nights
SOHO in Vinings offers Flight Night each Wednesday in March for guests to sample three wines and three tapas plates created by Executive Chef Joe Ahn. This week’s selections are:
2009 Sonoma Coast “Laguna Vista Vineyard” Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma Coast, California
Paired with: Oysters on the half shell, pickled ginger, and lychee relish
2006 Foppiano Petite Syrah, Russian River, California
Paired with: Seared duck breast, tamarind barbecue sauce, and green mango
2007 Orogeny Pinot Noir, Green Valley, California
Paired with: Hot smoked Pacific salmon, grilled local mushrooms, and a raspberry and five-spice vinaigrette
For more information, call 770-801-0069, www.sohoatlanta.com
Fleming’s unveils new patio
Just in time for the first official day of spring, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine bar will reveal a revamped patio for guests to soak up the glorious Atlanta spring weather.
The new covered patio seats up to 40 people and features roll down shades for protection from spring showers. The restaurant’s popular “5 for 6 ‘til 7” bar specials will be available on the patio as well as in the bar area each night from 5 to 7 p.m. Each item on the menu is $6 until 7 p.m. The specials include five cocktails, five wines by the glass and five full- portion appetizers, such as tenderloin carpaccio, seared ahi tuna and sweet chili calamari. Fleming’s Prime Burger is also included. Fleming’s is located at 4501 Olde Perimeter Way. For more information, call 770-698-8112 or visit www.FlemingsSteakhouse.com.
Uncle Julio’s serves up family meals on Sundays
Both Atlanta locations of Uncle Julio’s Fine Mexican Food offer a Fajita Fiesta family-style meal all day on Sundays for $15.95 per person and $5.95 for children age 12 and under. The Sunday Fajita Fiesta will not be offered on holidays such as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.
Uncle Julio’s has two Atlanta-area locations. The Buckhead restaurant is located at 1860 Peachtree Road, NW; call 404-350-6767. The Sandy Springs restaurant is located at 1140 Hammond Drive, NE, Building K, Suite 100; call 678-736-8260. For more information, visit www.unclejulios.com.
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